May 15, 2009

Justice League: Seasons Three & Four

Title: Justice League Unlimited: Seasons One & Two
Year: 2004-2005
Network: Cartoon Network
Creator: Bruce W. Timm & Paul Dini
Directors: Joaquim Dos Santos (13 episodes), Dan Riba (13)
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie (11 episodes), J.M. DeMatteis (5), Robert Goodman (4), Stan Berkowitz (1), Henry Gilroy (1), Paul Dini (1), Andrew Kreisberg (1), Warren Ellis (1), Jim Steranko (1), Darwyn Cooke (1), Gail Simone (1), Bruce Timm (1)
Starring: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Susan Eisenberg, Phil LaMarr, Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Michael Rosenbaum
Music: Lolita Ritmanis, Kristopher Carter, Michael McCuistion
Episodes: 26 (13 per season), at c. 20 minutes
Synopsis: the Justice League grows powerful enough to frighten the government
How I saw it: on video (rented from Netflix), March 2009
Subjective Rating: 9/10 (One of my favorites).
Objective Rating: 8/10 (points off for cinematography and music) c. 3.1/4 3.2/4 (Very good).

Why weren't there cartoons like this when I was a kid? This stuff stands up to the best comic book movies.

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